, Gloucester, MA

April 9, 2013

Manchester Calendar

Gloucester Daily Times

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“The Child in Nature: A Parent and child workshop” 10:30 a.m., Manchester Public Library. For ages 2 1/2 - 7 years old. Please register by calling 978-526-2016 or email Miss Sara,

Thursday, April 11

Poetry Reading with Barbara Flaherty and Susan Gabriel, 6:30 p.m., Manchester Public Library. Both poets have recently published their own books of poetry.

Saturday, April 13

“Genealogy Research: Finding and Documenting Your Ancestors,” presented by Barbara J. Beake and Peg Plummer of Essex Society of Genealogists, 11 a.m., Essex Senior Center, 17 Pickering St., Essex. Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 15

Manchester Public Library closed for Patriot’s Day. Regular hours, 1 to 8 p.m. resume Tuesday, April 16.

Wednesday, April 17

Drumlin Farm’s baby farm animals visit Manchester Public Library, two sessions: preschoolers at 10:30 a.m., and kindergarten through fifth-grade at 11:30 a.m. Register at 978-526-2016 or

Thursday, April 18

YA Peep Show diorama workshop, 1 to 3 p.m. Manchester Public Library. Grades 6-12 only. Bring a shoe box and your creativity. We’ll supply the Peeps and materials.

Monday, April 22

Green Poetry: An Art & Poetry Craft & Writing Session, 3:30 p.m., at Manchester Public Library. All ages of poets invited. Bring your imagination, art supplies, and get poetic! Register with Sara Collins, 978-526-2016

to register.

tuesday, April 23

Preschool Story Times resume, 1:30 p.m. for ages 3-5, at Manchester Public Library. Great books, simple craftd for fun age.

wednesday, April 24

Mother Goose Story Times resume, 10:30 a.m., for ages infant-Twos. Join us as children and parents enjoy the simplest of the stories, musical instruments, and rhymes.